Universal Pressure Balance Valve

Style #: GUPB81
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  1. Specification
  2. Installation Guidelines
  3. Service Parts Document
  4. BIM

    Our Universal collection features timeless designs complementing any of our Waterworks. With a wide range of product, from fittings to accessories, Universal adds exquisite proportion and balance to any environment.

    • Built in Anti-scald protection.
    • For use with Waterworks Pressure Balance trims
    • Do not use the bottom (tub) outlet of this product for any fittings with restricted flow, such as a handshower or body spray. The back pressure created would cause water to flow out through the top (shower) outlet.
    • 4.2 gpm unrestricted maximum flow at 45 psi
    • 1/2" sweat inlet and 1/2" sweat shower/NPT tub outlet. The maximum turn of the valve is approximately one revolution. This large adjustment allows for infinite settings to have a comfortable showering temperature.
    1. ADA Compliance: Yes
    2. Code Compliance: Code # GUSV81: ASME A112.18.1 / CSA B125.1, IAPMO, CSA, State of MA, NSF
    3. Suggested Application: Bath
    4. Safety Warnings: The risk of scalding exists until the installer has properly set the temperature high limit stop screw.
    5. Anti-scald Protection: Yes
    6. Hot Limit Safety Stop: Yes
    7. Integrated Diverter: No
    8. Valve Material: Stainless Steel/ Rubber
    9. Water Pressure Minimum: 20.00 PSI
    10. Unrestricted Maximum Flow at 45PSI: 4.20 GPM
    11. Water Pressure Maximum: 85.00 PSI
    12. Water Pressure Recommended: 45.00 PSI
    13. Control Valve Rough-in Depth Minimum: 1.88 INCH
    14. Inlet Connection Size: 0.50 INCH
    15. Outlet Connection Size: 0.50 INCH
    16. Outlet Connection Type: Sweat Shower / Sweat Tub
    17. Installation Requirements or Notes: It is recommended not to exceed 4.2 gpm total, per shower installation; restricted maximum flow rate is controlled by end fitting, see fitting specs for details
    18. Concealed / Exposed: Concealed
    19. Inlet Connection Type: Copper Sweat
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